Tag Archives: Part C

Learn the Signs Act Early: Collaboration to Increase Developmental Monitoring and Earlier Identification

Developmental monitoring and developmental screening lead to earlier and more appropriate referrals to the Part C program. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s “Learn the Signs. Act Early” (LTSAE) program aims to increase early identification of children with developmental disabilities by promoting family-engaged developmental monitoring, screening, and acting early on concerns. This webinar […]

National Child Outcomes Results

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In this webinar, ECTA and DaSy staff discussed results from the latest national child outcomes analysis. They reviewed national estimates, state variations in performance, and provided a quick refresher on how to interpret the state data quality reports. New TA resources related to child outcomes data collection, reporting, and use were also shared. Presented by […]

What Does It Really Cost Real Results from a State Fiscal Analysis Including Cost and Time Studies?

Cost studies explore all cost aspects of a state administration and local service delivery system. The data from a study supports informed decision-making related to reimbursement rates, purchasing priorities and equity in the funding mechanisms. This session will provide an overview of cost studies, focusing on the experience of a state presenter in implementing a […]

SSIP Evaluation Workshop 2.0 Taking the Online Series to the Next Level

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The purpose of this workshop is to help state Part C and Part B 619 improve or refine their SSIP evaluation plans to ensure meaningful and feasible evaluation of infrastructure improvements and practice change and fidelity. The workshop will delve into issues and challenges in evaluating infrastructure and practice change/fidelity (e.g., developing appropriate performance indicators, […]

Linking SSIP Implementation and Evaluation: Learning from States

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Conference: OSEP Leadership Conference Date: July 2017 Presenters: Abby Schachner, Anne Lucas, Christy Cronheim, Stacy Kong, & Maria Ospoyich This presentation shares strategies used by three Part C states, Idaho, Hawaii and Colorado to ensure plans were feasible, manageable and meaningful and that implementation activities were clearly connected to their evaluation. This presentation also presents […]

Understanding and Using Fiscal Data: A Guide for Part C Staff

This online learning site is intended to help state Part C lead agency staff better understand strategic fiscal policy questions, the fiscal data elements needed to address those questions, and the benefits of using these data. Fiscal data provides powerful information for decision-making, program management, and policy-making. The use of fiscal data, especially when paired […]